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Scores Of Schools In Arizona Close As Teachers Embark On Massive Walkout

Scores Of Schools In Arizona Close As Teachers Embark On Massive Walkout

12 minutes ago   |   NPR

Thousands of demonstrators descended on Phoenix, where they are marching on the Capitol to demand pay bumps and boosted budgets. Across state lines, teachers in Colorado are...
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Mike Pompeo confirmed as President Trump's secretary of state

16 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News   |   5 articles

The Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as Trump's next secretary of state on Thursday in a vote that split the chamber largely along party lines.
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Explosion rocks Superior, Wisconsin refinery, 11 hurt

18 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Several people have been injured in an explosion at a refinery in Wisconsin.
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Police say body found in Parryville Creek was Jim Thorpe man missing for four months

24 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

State police confirmed Thursday the man found found this weekend in Pohopoco Creek in Parryville was the man who was reported missing four months ago from Jim Thorpe. Kareem...
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WATCH: Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as 70th secretary of state

28 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

The Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo as the 70th secretary of state by a 57-42 vote.
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Woman found dead in Clear Lake Park was stabbed to death, autopsy rules

30 minutes ago   |   ABC

The autopsy determined the 25-year-old woman found dead early Tuesday was stabbed repeatedly.
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Pompeo narrowly confirmed by Senate as secretary of state

30 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The outgoing CIA director secured support from 57 senators, with 42 voting no and one senator absent. It's one of the slimmest margins for the job in recent history.
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WATCH: As Trump fumbles on live TV, Fox & Friends abruptly ends disastrous interview

32 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

President Trump's trainwreck of a phone interview on Thursday's edition of Fox & Friends came to an abrupt end after hosts basically cut him off. “Our Justice Department, which...
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China seeks new renewable energy push as United States falls behind

China seeks new renewable energy push as United States falls behind

32 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

As the United States works to revitalize coal and other fossil fuel industries , China is reaffirming its efforts towards renewable energy, investing considerable resources in...
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Bill Cosby found guilty on all sex assault charges

35 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Bill Cosby has been found guilty on all charges in his sex assault retrial.
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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

The CIA director will become the nation's top diplomat with major international concerns awaiting him. Read more ...

VA secretary nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws, citing distraction over 'false...

VA secretary nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws, citing distraction over 'false allegations'

The White House doctor said the circumstances surrounding his nomination were becoming too big of a distraction. Read more ...

Judge: Bars are allowed to throw out Trump supporters

Judge: Bars are allowed to throw out Trump supporters

A Trump supporter who sued a New York City bar for discrimination after he was thrown out for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat has lost his lawsuit. Read more ...

Police: Baby died after getting tangled in blind cord at unlicensed day care

Police: Baby died after getting tangled in blind cord at unlicensed day care

Investigators say the 1-year-old boy suffocated after becoming entangled in chords attached to window blinds. Read more ...

Trump calls Russia probe a 'disgrace'; says Comey is ‘guilty of crimes' in...

Trump calls Russia probe a 'disgrace'; says Comey is ‘guilty of crimes' in new interview

President Donald Trump took to morning TV to blast Robert Mueller's Russia probe and former FBI Director James Comey Thursday. Read more ...

Harry picks Prince William as best man for wedding to Meghan Markle

Harry picks Prince William as best man for wedding to Meghan Markle

Prince Harry has asked his older brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding to Meghan Markle next month, Kensington Palace announced Thursday. Read more ...

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

Pruitt is scheduled to testify Thursday about his agency's budget in back-to-back hearings before two House subcommittees. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Cavs' clutch Game 5 win over Pacers

NBA playoffs 2018: Three takeaways from Cavs' clutch Game 5 win over Pacers

It took a LeBron James buzzer-beater to get the Cavs over the line in Game 5, but they have now taken control of their first-round series with the Pacers. Read more ...

Senate committee passes bill that would protect Mueller

Senate committee passes bill that would protect Mueller

A key Senate committee on Thursday passed a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller - whom President Trump had repeatedly criticized over the Russia... Read more ...

No verdict from Cosby jury; defense lawyers slammed

No verdict from Cosby jury; defense lawyers slammed

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ended a marathon first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict Wednesday as his lawyers came under heavy criticism for what... Read more ...